The Homicide Squad reports the details of a fatalvehicular accident involving a pedestrian on Monday, October 23, 2017 at 12:03pm in Rockville Centre.
According to detectives, a female, 71 years of age,while attempting to cross South Park Avenue east to west at Lincoln Avenue, wasstruck by a 2008 Freightliner panel truck driven by a 26 year old male. Thetruck was making a left hand turn from eastbound Lincoln Avenue, to travelnorthbound on South Park Avenue. As a result of the collision, the femalevictim suffered serious head injuries, was transported to an area hospital andwas later pronounced deceased by a staff physician. The driver remainedat scene. The vehicle was brake and safety tested. Identificationof the deceased is being withheld pending family notification.
The investigation is ongoing.
Details by: D/Sgt.Rojas/Homicide 10/23/17/2340/8688
The victim above has been identified as LetitiaKopper, 71, of Rockville Centre.
Details by: D/Sgt Rojas/HomicideSquad 10/24/17/1510/8348